Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.1.58-370
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.5 cm; Estimate Rim Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
900-1099
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Bowl. Colorless or almost colorless; decorated in brown shading to yellowish brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of shallow bowl. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall (Th. 0.1 cm) straight and tapering, with very slight bulge at bottom; edge of base flat. Decorated on outside: wall is filled from top to bottom with borderless frieze, surviving part of which has heart-shaped motif containing palmette, lying on its side, with traces of adjoining motifs to left and right. Edge of base has trace of ornament.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1968
Category: